We hold regular events

We hold regular events, and our members are regular speakers at conferences and events. Our next event is the 2020 House of Lords annual luncheon and lecture.This event has now been cancelled until further notice. Further information will be provided in due course.

See report on the 2020 annual Education Lecture HERE


Patron of NCUP

Baroness Pauline Perry Baroness Perry is an educationalist, a Conservative politician and a member of the British House of Lords. She served as one of Her Majesty’s  Inspectors of Schools in England for 17 years, in 1981 attaining the rank of Chief Inspector.  In 1986 she became Vice-Chancellor of South Bank Polytechnic, and serving during[…]

Advance notices

Speaker of the 2021 NCUP Annual Education lecture, to be delivered at the AGM on 17 February (venue TBA) is Sir Anthony Seldon.

He will speak on: “Higher education: how different will it be in the decade of the 2020s?

All members are invited to attend as are members of the general public. More details will be circulated in due course.

House of Lords Event 21 May 2020

Dear NCUP colleagues,

NCUP luncheon Thursday 21st May, 2020. This event has been cancelled and further information will be provided in due course.

The NCUP conference ‘The Truth about Health’ scheduled for the coming October has now been postponed until sometime next year.

NCUP members are warmly invited to the HEPI Annual Conference which is being held on 11 June 2020 in the National Gallery.

We also urge you to engage with the activities of the HEPI and to remind you that members are entitled to ask for the regular HEPI publications o be sent to them free of charge. See their recent publications on the HEPI website to request them to be sent to you drop a note with your street address to admin@hepi.ac.uk

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Council Members

The National Council for University Professors is run by a team of experienced professors with many years of experience in the education field. Please look at the full list of council members above.

Professor Janet Wilson (President)

Professor of English and Postcolonial Studies Division of Humanities Faculty of Arts, Science and Technology University of Northampton. Qualifications: BA, MA, DPhil, FRSA, FNCUP (Fellow of the National Conference of University of Professors) Research interests: postcolonial studies and diaspora writing Email: Janet.Wilson@northampton.ac.uk  


Professor Roger Watson (Vice President)

Professor of Nursing, University of Hull FNCUP (Fellow of the National Conference of University of Professors) Qualifications: BSc, PhD, RN, FFN, MRSCI, FHEA, MAE,  FNCUP, FRCP, Edin, FRCN, FAAN Research Interests: Feeding and nutritional issues in older people with dementia; nursing education and retention of nursing workforce; psychometrics and applications of non-parametric[…]


Professor Kenneth Eaton (Treasurer)

Visiting Professor, University of Leeds and Honorary Professor, University of Kent Qualifications: BDS, MSc, PhD, MGDS, RCS(Eng), FFGDP, FFPH, FHEA, FICD, DHC, FNCUP Research interests: European Public Health, the Use of Information and Communication Technology in Education and Periodontal Epidemiology. Email: kenneth.a.eaton@btinterent.com Recent publications